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Jaipur India February 2015

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  February 16, 2015 Dear Yogis and Friends It is now mid February and I am well settled into my life here in Jaipur. Most mornings I work at the clinic, Chakrapani Ayurveda, then in the afternoons explore the city and surrounding area. The dry desert air is clear and the evenings still have a […]

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India . . January 2015

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I have been in India now for two weeks and have not yet found the time and place to write to you, I will make a small effort now and have more time in February when I arrive in Jaipur. Currently I am in a study program in Tiruvanamailai with James Swart, also known as […]

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Wishing You a Happy & Healthy New Year – Welcome 2015

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Dear Yogis and Friends Warm wishes to all of you for a festive season and healthy New Year. Island Yoga Vista has now been in business for 17 consecutive years,  in Nanaimo, – amazing!   Thanks to YOU! This coming week will be the last week of classes for 2014,  a week later I leave […]

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World Yoga Day – Interview with Swami Niranjan

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MANY THANKS TO SRI SANJEEV SHUKLA WHO KINDLY AFTER I ASK HE TRANSLATE THIS INTERVIEW OF THE GURUJI Swami Niranjan’s Interview: This is the FULL text of the interview of Swami Niranjan by NDTV Anchor Manish Kumar Background: The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed to the people across the globe to observe a […]

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Diwali and the Bliss of Ayurveda

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Diwali and the Bliss of Ayurveda ‘Deep’ is the ‘light’ and vali is the ‘rows’, thus the “rows of light or the festival of light” is known as Deepavali or Diwali which spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. This is perhaps the most […]

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Myths and Facts about Ayurveda

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From Chakrapani Ayurveda. . . Editor’s Note Dear Readers, Ayurveda has been widely recognized as a system of natural healthcare congenial to the health needs of the modern world. However, despite its increasing popularity across the globe, many people are often hesitant in approaching Ayurveda. The main reasons could be that Ayurveda is associated with […]

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about PAYTA

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Island Yoga Vista is well established in the blending of Ayurveda and Yoga Therapy, with 17 years of service offering Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy programs and sessions as well as teaching classical yoga classes. The purpose of this training is to make this broader perspective of yoga available through a traditional apprenticeship style of training., thereby expanding this ancient knowledge […]

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Ayurveda for Back Pain. . . .from Chakrapani Ayurveda

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Editor’s Note Dear Readers, Back pain is one of the most common health complaints. Almost everyone will experience low back pain at some point in their lives. This pain can vary from mild to severe. It can be short-lived or long-lasting. However it happens, low back pain can make many everyday activities difficult to do. […]

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The Gunas

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Editor’s Note Dear Readers, The Upanishad’s state the food that is eaten is divided threefold. The gross part becomes excrement. The middle part becomes flesh. The subtle part becomes the mind. It has been rightly said we are what we eat which clearly implies that our food patterns and dietary habits not only govern our […]

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Simple Tips for Winter from Chakrapani Ayurveda

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     Editor’s Note Dear Readers, Ayurveda, the science of a healthy way of living, considers health as a vibrant equilibrium of Body, Mind, Sense organs and the Soul. For Ayurveda, a dynamic healthy life in all phases is an un-ending balance between an individual and his environment. In order to accomplish this balance, Ayurveda focuses […]

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